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Forage Production of Vernal Alfalfa Under Differential Cutting and Phosphorus Fertilization1


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  1. Vol. 52 No. 8, p. 441-443

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  1. J. L. Parsons and
  2. R. R. Davis22



A comparison of 6 cutting schedules with 3 phosphorus levels indicated that Vernal alfalfa produced maximum dry matter when cut 3 times annually. When cut 4 times the total protein production was the same but the percent protein was higher. Phosphorus applications helped to overcome detrimental effects of severe cutting schedules.

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